Student Services

You are here

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance includes tuition, student fees, and expenses for housing, health insurance, and personal items. Cost of Attendance is broken into two types of costs: direct and indirect costs.

Direct Costs

Direct costs are tuition and student fees. Fees are determined based on program-specific needs.

Indirect Costs

Indirect costs are costs incurred by the students, such as the following:

  • Books & Equipment
  • Supplies
  • Food & Personal (miscellaneous)
  • Subject Examinations

Miscellaneous items include personal expenses for clothing, laundry, toiletries, recreational, and other expenses not limited to the listed items.

Upon request, the financial aid office can adjust a student's budget under certain circumstances with documentation. Examples of changes to standard budgets include, but are not limited to:

  1. Child care -- the cost of child care for students with dependent children
  2. Medical expenses that are not covered by insurance
  3. Residency Expenses
  4. One-time computer purchase within their program term

MD Program 

2016-2017 Cost of Attendance.

  Class of 2020 Class of 2019 Class of 2018 Class of 2017
  10 months 10 months 12 months 11 months
Tuition $52,500 $52,500 $52,500 $52,500
Fees (1) 3,085 3,165 3,150 3,200
Rent (2) 7,725 9,445 12,633 11,592
Food 5,470 5,470 6,810 6,190
Personal (3) 5,379 5,480 7,308 6,292
Health Insurance (4) 4,700 4,700 4,700 4,700
E-Learning, Books & Materials 600 700 600 -
Transportation Fee 200 400 400 400
Educational Facility Fee 550 550 550 550
Exams (5) - 610 - 1,895
Total $80,300 $83,010 $88,763 $87,417
(1)  Student Health Service, Disability Insurance, class dues, University fee
(2)  Rent avg. is for Olin Hall (1st yr) and average for Lasdon House (2nd-4th yrs)
(3)  Personal includes: Clothing, laundry, cleaning, telephone, recreation, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses
(4)  Optional - May be waived with proof of comparable coverage from family
(5) USMLE Step 1 Exam (Yr 2); USMLE Step 2 Exam Fees (Yr 4)

MS in Health Science for Physician Assistants

2015-16 Cost of Attendance

Read the Financial Aid Handbook for more information. 

Contact Information

Student Finance & Records Office of Financial Aid

1300 York Avenue, C-114 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-1065 Fax: (212) 746-8211